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The Jews in New Spain: Faith, Flame, and the Inquisition
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The Jews in New Spain: Faith, Flame, and the Inquisition

By Liebman, Seymour B.

USA: Univ of Miami Pr. Hardcover. 087024129X 381 pages. Footnotes, glossary, bibliography, index. Black and white illustrations. "Professor Liebman has researched and translated many Inqusition documents, and through these and other sources has defined, described, and analyzed the personalities, lives and customs of representative Hispanic Jews. Two outstanding families, those of Luis de Carvajal and Tomas Trevino de Sobremonte, are treated in full in separate chapters. Other chapters trace the colonists from their departure from Spain through their centuries of faith and flame in the New World." - dust jacket (which is not included with this copy. Former library copy with usual markings. Binding intact. A sound reference copy of this excellent reference. . Good. 1970. First Edition.

$495.00

S.S. Columbus -  West Indies and South America Cruise, December [Dec.] 22nd, 1932,
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S.S. Columbus - West Indies and South America Cruise, December [Dec.] 22nd, 1932,

By Tours, National

USA: National Tours / North German Lloyd Company. Paperback. 36 pages. Presents a detailed listing of: Officers; National Tours Cruise Staff; Information for Cruise Members; Nautical Terms; Nine page roster of cruise members; Three pages of autographs; pages for daily journal entries (blank), 22 Dec. 1932 - 3 Jan. 1933; two pages of cruise ads at back. Pencilled notes primarily on title page and back cover. Average wear. Binding tight. A sound vintage copy. Did you have a relative on this cruise? Their name(s) should be listed! . Good. 1932. First Edition.

$79.95

Amethyst Uruguay, Two Centuries of Amethyst Mining
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Amethyst Uruguay, Two Centuries of Amethyst Mining

By Balzer, Reinhard

Germany: Herausgeber. Hardcover. 3921656737 304 pages. Bibliography. Generously illustrated with colour and black and white photos. Text in English and German. Approx. 9" x 9". "Concentrates on the gemstones found in the Catalan country to the northwest of Uruguay and on the people who emigrated from the gemstone centers around Idar Oberstein at the beginning of the 19th century. Relates their stories, based on their correspondence with their families back home. Focuses on the Becker family and stone prospector Wilhelm Dreher. Makes an interesting detour into Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Describes the location and mode of operation of five mines in the Artigas region. Somewhat above-average external wear. Moderate lean to spine. No dust jacket, apparently as issued. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this informative and well-illustrated history.. . Fair. 2008. First Edition.

$295.00

New World Jewry: 1493-1825, Requiem for the Forgotten
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New World Jewry: 1493-1825, Requiem for the Forgotten

By Liebman, Seymour B.

New York: Ktav Pub & Distributors Inc. Hardcover. 0870682776 xvi, 271 pages. Footnotes, bibliography, index. Black and white maps and illustrations. "Twenty years of research in the original Inquisition documents in the Vatican archives and the national archives of Spain, Portugal and Latin American nations resulted in this first full-length book on the Marranos, or secret Jews, of Latin America and the Caribbean Islands up to 1825. The relationships with the Jews of Italy, Turkey, and other places are included in this remarkable revelation of an until now unknown segment of Jewish history." - dust jacket. Address label of noted Texas historian Natalie Ornish [1926-2016] affixed inside front board. In 1988, following twelve years of research, Ornish published 'Pioneer Jewish Texans - Their Impact on Texas and American History for 400 Years, 1590-1990'. This was the first comprehensive history of Jews in Texas, from Jewish Spanish conquistadors of the 1500s to modern times. Thus, Liebman's research would have been of considerable interest to her. Moderate wear. Binding intact. Faint yellow underlining on two pages. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy of this important work. . Good. 1982. First Edition.

$1500.00

Time Magazine (Canadian Edition) July 4, 1969 - Cesar Chavez Cover
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Time Magazine (Canadian Edition) July 4, 1969 - Cesar Chavez Cover

By Magazine, Time

Canada: Time Inc. Single Issue Magazine. B000LCT26U 68 pages. Features: Cesar Chavez and The Little Strike That Grew to La Causa - major article; Nice two-page ad for the Mercedes-Benz 280 S; Manitoba - Three weeks to Victory - article with photo of Howard Paulley with the Schreyers; Color photo of smiling Nixon with Trudeau at Terre Des Hommes; Major photo-illustrated article on Native Canadians and the federal government; The Curious Case of Dr. John Knowles; Great photo of "Rural Alabama Negroes at Polls", lined up outside "The Sugar Shack"; JDL / Jewish Defense League article - threat breeds counterthreat; Europe's dreams of unity revive - article with photo of new EU headquarters under construction; France's new cabinet; Rhine River pollution; Latin America - protest and progress; Commando assaults in the mid-east; Interview with General Yakubu Gowan of Nigeria; Legacy of the Warren Supreme Court; Article on the passing of Judy Garland; Measuring earth's motion; Photo of strike scene at San Francisco State; Passing of Willy Ley, Westbrook Pegler, Alene Stern Erlanger and Frank King; Showdown in Trade with Japan; Agnellli intends to acquire Ferrari; The Mobile Millionaire - Arthur Decio, founder of Skyline Corp., of Elkhart, IN; Westbrook Pegler - master of the epithet; The Film Maker as Ascendant Star - article with photos of Stanley Kubrick and Penn, with four pages of color photos of directors at work; Joe Frazier pummels Jerry Quarry; Pole vaulter John Pennel sets new world record; Nature Conservancy of Canada ad shows polluted river; and more. Moderate wear. Bit of writing atop front cover. Minor evidence of address label removal. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1969. Canadian Edition.

$199.95

Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti
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Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti

By Deren, Maya

London: Thames and Hudson. Hardcover. Footnotes, Glossary of Creole terms referring to Voudoun, References, Index. Black and white photographic plates. Diagrams. Voudoun is the religion, primarily African in origin, of the vast majority of the inhabitants of the Republic of Haiti. This work "Delineates this cult as an experienced and comprehended initiation into the mysteries of man's harmony within himself and with the cosmic process." - Editor's Foreword. Average wear to publisher's blue cloth decorated with gilt upon front board. Unnmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this fascinating reference. . Good. 1953. First Edition.

$350.00

Pirates on the West Coast of New Spain 1575-1742, Spain in the West VIII
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Pirates on the West Coast of New Spain 1575-1742, Spain in the West VIII

By Gerhard, Peter

Glendale, CA, U.S.A.: The Arthur H. Clark Company. Hardcover. [11], 12-274 pages. Glossary, bibliography, index. Fourteen monotone maps and illustrations. "This study is confined to piratical and other foreign incursions on the Pacific coast from Panama north, beginning in 1575 or 1576 and continuing for the next 167 years." - Preface. Above-average external wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. Contents clean. A worthy reading copy. . Fair. 1960. First Edition.

$69.95

Dr. Atl: El paisaje como pasio?n (Spanish Edition)
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Dr. Atl: El paisaje como pasio?n (Spanish Edition)

By Espejo, Beatriz

Mexico: Fondo Editorial de la Pla?stica Mexicana. Hardcover. 9686658246 127 pages. Text in Spanish. Presents the life and work of Mexican artist and writer Gerardo Murillo Cornado (1875-1964). Generously illustrated in color and black and white. Oblong 24cm x 34cm. Printed on glossy stock. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. . Fine. 1994. First Edition.

$395.00

"Seeing El Paso and Juarez": The Gray Line Bus Travel Schedule and Fares Pamphlet
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"Seeing El Paso and Juarez": The Gray Line Bus Travel Schedule and Fares Pamphlet

By Line, The Gray

USA: The Gray Line. Pamphlet. Charming four-panel, two-sided vintage two-color travel brochure with twelve photos including the Juarez, Mexico Bull-Ring. One-panel features a side-trip offered to the Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Undated but the cars in one photo and very low prices suggest a printing date in the 1940s. Unmarked with light wear. A lovely memento of simpler times in the Southwest. . Good. 1955. First Edition.

$69.95

FARC-EP, Historical Outline (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia - People's Army)
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FARC-EP, Historical Outline (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia - People's Army)

By unknown

Canada: International Commission. Paperback. 0968680208 147 pages. Chronology. Presents "a history not to be found in the official history books, riddled as they are by lies and distortions." - from page 9. Unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. A sound copy. . Very Good. 1999.

$49.95

The Silver Routes: The First Globalization
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The Silver Routes: The First Globalization

By Calvo, Alfredo Castillero

Spain: Editiones San Marcos. Hardcover. 8489127484 208 pages. Bibliography and glossary. Sumptuously and profusely illustrated with colour photos and reproductions of archival maps and illustrations. Text in English. "Documents the tremendous impact the arrival of New World gold and silver had upon Europe and the world economy. Describes the routes followed by the galleons on their return to Spain, loaded with precious metals, and the techniques used for their extraction. Discusses how mining towns were established, and famous fairs held in Portobelo and Jalapa. From this we learn how several mints were founded." - from Prologue. Clean, bright, tight and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A suberb copy of this beautifully-presented work. Gift quality. . Fine. 2004. First Edition.

$350.00

A military history of Montserrat W.I: Attacks, fortifications, cannons, defenders 1632-1815
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A military history of Montserrat W.I: Attacks, fortifications, cannons, defenders 1632-1815

By Crandall, Donald R

Canada: D.R. Crandall. Spiral Bound. B0000CPL3C 398 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. "The first permanent record of a military history of the Island of Montserrat, West Indies, which over time has been largely neglected by military historians, authors and the population of Montserrat. Contains substantial information concerning the many attacks on Montserrat which occurred between 1632, the year it was colonized, to the year 1815, which saw the end of the Napoleonic wars, and peace finally descending on the island. Also covers the defence systems which were developed over time on Montserrat including the fortifications which were constructed, the cannons which were used to arm the fortifications, and the Militia and British troops who defended the island. - from Preface. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative reference. . Good. 2000. First Edition.

$249.95

Serving with Love: Recipes from New Tribes Missionary Ladies of Venezuela
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Serving with Love: Recipes from New Tribes Missionary Ladies of Venezuela

By Sanford, Dawn; Shaylor, Diana; et al (Compilers)

USA: G&R. Spiral Bound. Over 200 pages. Undated but appears to be circa 1985. A compilation of traditional recipes and recipes using food native to Venezuela. Gift greetings neatly written atop title page, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Good. 1985. First Edition.

$79.95

The Jewish Nation of the Caribbean: The Spanish-Portuguese Jewish Settlements in the Caribbean and the Guianas
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The Jewish Nation of the Caribbean: The Spanish-Portuguese Jewish Settlements in the Caribbean and the Guianas

By Arbell, Mordechai

Israel: Gefen Publishing House. Hardcover. 9652292796 384 pages. Extensive index. Notes on bibliography. Illustrated in color and black and white. Map endpapers. "Author served Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Columbia, Panama and Haiti. In those places, and many others in the Americas to which he traveled, he encountered descendants of Jewish colonists who recalled their religious heritage. Arbell has devoted a good part of his life to uncovering and documenting the elusive story of the Jews who lived in areas of Central and South America at one time ruled by the French, the Dutch, the Danish and the British." - from back board. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. . Fine. 2002. First Edition.

$750.00

National Home Monthly Magazine, May 1939 - Mexico / Thomas Cook
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National Home Monthly Magazine, May 1939 - Mexico / Thomas Cook

By Healy, W.; Stewart, H.; Roberts, T.G.; Oppenheim, E.P.; White, N.G.; Diver, M.; Valensi, M.; Wray, D.; Thornhill, M.; Brown, J.; Bayne, E.; Catto, R.W.

Winnipeg: Stovel / National Home Monthly. Paperback. 72 pages. Features: Nice cover illustration of lady in purple top feeding pigeons; Frigidaire fridge one-page ad; Colour-photo one-page ad for Singer sewing machines shows lady re-upholstering her chair; News digest includes these topics - The Coming Rowell Report, Democracy on Challenge, The Memories of 1867, United States Congress Keeps 150th Birthday, The Roosevelt Moral, Twenty Years of Fascism; Fisher Body one-page ad with elegant photo of member of the Class of '39; The Marvels of Mexico's Treasure House - interesting photo-illustrated article on Diomed Wray's visit to the land south of the Rio Grande; There's Lots of Time (short story); Bad Luck on the Baron (short story); As the Sun Dial Says (short story); Thomas Cook, Founder of the world-famous travel agency - nice photo-illustrated article; Not in Our Stars (short story); Perfect Service (short story); For Offshore Sailors Only - nautical article with photo of "The Wasp" (88' cabin cruiser), sea-fleas, and Georgian Bay sailboats; Nice two-page 1939 Chevrolet ad features black four-door; Palmolive ad features photo of Phyllis Carter of 2159 Tupper Street, Montreal; Half-page Canadian Pacific features their Jasper and Alaska destinations; Movie news and photos; Lux ad features photos of Claudette Colbert and Andrea Leeds; Miss Peggy Hunter of Toronto is featured in a Woodbury soap ad; Fashion illustrations; Kellogg's All-Bran ad features Alphonse and Gaston comic; Canadian National half-page photo ad features their Jasper destination; Willys Overland ad features photo of Canadian aviatrix Mary Spearing; Are You House Dreaming? - considerations for a new home; Crane kitchen fixtures half-page ad features great colour photo of 1930s kitchen; Pond's ad features The Lady Alexandra Haig, The Lady Grenfell and Lady Morris; Beauty article; Cooking article with recipes; New York World's Fair (brief article); World Quotes; and more. Somewhat above-average external wear. Unmarked. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1939. First Edition.

$299.95

National Home Monthly Magazine, February (Feb.) 1946 - Colonel Juan D. Peron is Fuehrer of Argentina
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National Home Monthly Magazine, February (Feb.) 1946 - Colonel Juan D. Peron is Fuehrer of Argentina

By Stewart, Dr. H.L.; Adolphe, Edward; Ferry, P.; Green, H. G.; Perkins, D.W.; Jenkins, Will F.; Roberts, A.; Carter, Dyson; Colbert, A.; Reed, E.C.; Galton, L.N.; al, Et

Winnipeg: Stovel / National Home Monthly. Paperback. 52 pages. Features: Lovely cover illustration of fashionable lady in black hat by Hal Smith; Blue Top Brewing Co. ad inside front cover features neighbourly home design; Nice colour Maxwell House ad features smooching morning couple; One-page colour ad for Waterman's Taperite pens; The Problem of the Peace Treaties; The Black God (short story); Club for 'Fraid Cats - photo-illustrated article on New York's Society of Timid Sould; And Let the Credit Go (short story); Your Great-Great-Great-Grandmother and the Atom Bomb; Fuehrer of the Pampas - photo-illustrated article on Colonel Juan D. Peron; One Single Reason (short story); Country Air is Rich in Vitamins; Man of the Month - John McClary Pritchard, President of the McColl-Frontenac Oil Company Limited; Jergens Lotion ad with photo of Louise Allbritton; Science developments; Tangee ad features illustration of Mrs. Charles Boyer; Woodbury Powder ad features colour illustration of beautiful Ella Raines; Nice one-page colour ad for Heinz Soups; Nice back cover colour ad for Jordan Grape Juice; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A lovely vintage copy. . Good. 1946. First Edition.

$299.95

Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, March (Mar.) 1961, Number 3, Volume 45 - Riot Control with Chemical Agents / Rogers' Rangers (Recon Company 1757
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Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, March (Mar.) 1961, Number 3, Volume 45 - Riot Control with Chemical Agents / Rogers' Rangers (Recon Company 1757

By Macaulay, N.; Miller, W.L. Jr.; McClure, G.C.; Scharfen, J.C.; Cuneo, J.R.; Barnes; Hawkins, Dale C.; Kim, Choon C.; Davis, W.J.; Jones, M.

USA: Marine Corps Association. Paperback. 72 pages. Features: Two-page illustrated ad for the Boeing-Vertol 107; Fidel Castro's Threat to the Hemisphere - the author fought with Castro's army but left when he was convinced Castro would not stop until he was the master of all Latin America; Riot Control with Chemical Agents - when the mission is to quell, not kill; The 2d MAW's - Level Ready Pilot Training; Rogers' Rangers - Recon Company 1757 - the principles of small unit tactics they worked out over 200 years ago; Characteristics of Leaders; 2d Mar Div - 2d MAW - The Wing; 2d Mar Div - 2d MAW - The Division; Do-it-yourself Linguist; Mr. Gish, You're the New S-2; This is BUWEPS; Marine Corps Reserve; Baseplate McGurk; LAW Rocket Grenade Launcher, XM 72; Promotions and Transfers; Back cover color ad for the McDonnell Phantom II with J79-GE-8 engines; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1961. First Edition.

$149.95

Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, February (Feb.) 1960, Number 2, Volume 44 - How Castro Won
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Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, February (Feb.) 1960, Number 2, Volume 44 - How Castro Won

By Toynbee, Arnold; Blandford, J.R.; Chappelle, Dickey; Foster, Ward H.; DeCaro, G.J.; Greene, T.N.

USA: Marine Corps Association. Paperback. B01B2KUBU0 72 pages. Features: Camp Pendleton cover illustration; Bell Telephone ad features photo of award-winner Dr. James W. McRae; Democratic Control in a Totalitarian Age; Sovite Amphibious Analysis; Ready to Fight, Part I - report from the ready forces, The 1st (First) Marine Division (REINF); Part 2 - Programs to Improve Readiness; How Castro Won - the eyewitness story of small unit actions - excellent photo-illustrated article; The Marine Reserve; Someone Inspects You Every Day; The Salty Skipper Says....; Support by Fire - Part VIII - Targets; The Commandant's Policies; Unofficial digest of orders and news of Marine leaders; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1960. First Edition.

$149.95

The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, November (Nov) 20, 1926 -  The Rise of Mustapha Kemal Pasha
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The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, November (Nov) 20, 1926 - The Rise of Mustapha Kemal Pasha

By Ulm, Aaron Hardy; Collman, Charles Albert; Schreiner, George A.; Sandburg, Carl; Richards, William C.; Asquith, Lady Cynthia; Ford, Henry; Bowyer, Helen; Pratoucy, Andree; Northend, Marry H.; Lowdermilk, Inez M.

Dearborn, Michigan: The Dearborn Publishing Co.. Paperback. 32 pages. Features: Cover photo of William's Island in the Tennessee River; The Destiny of the Democratic Party Hinges Largely Upon the Two-Thirds Rule; Pay-As-You-Go in Building Good Roads - Tennessee Constructs its Highways with Funds from Current Revenues - nice photo-illustrated article; The Rise of Mustapha Kemal Pasha; Letter to the Folks - a letter franked by Abraham Lincoln in 1934; What's Wrong with the Press? - an newspaperman answers this perennial question (part 1); The Changing Fashions of Being Presented at Court; Henry Ford's Page - how to maintain a logical prosperit; Editorials - Mr. Mellon and the Tarriff Manifesto, the McFadden Banking Bill, The Education of Mr. Vare; Forces That Are Reshaping Mexico - a study of those who ruled the country before the revolution and those who are ruling it now; The Little Trades of Paris Streets - the soul of an ancient city; The Lights of Other Days - Candles and Candlesticks - photo-illustrated article; Now Just Who IS Queer - The Chinese or Ourselves?; A Forest Tragedy - waste leaves the lumbering towns of Tioga County, PA Destitute; I Read in the Papers - In memory of Billy the Kid, Petroleum in Ancient Times, Franklin Expedition Relics Found; Nice photos inside back cover; and more. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1926. First Edition.

$199.95

The Saturday Evening Post, February (Feb.) 1, 1958 -  Calvin Coolidge's Cuba Visit
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The Saturday Evening Post, February (Feb.) 1, 1958 - Calvin Coolidge's Cuba Visit

By Forrest, W.; Macken, W.; Katkov, N.; McNeil, S.; Smith, B. Jr.; Cope, M.; Alsop, S.; Martin, J.; Fox, S.; Ambros, M.; Davidson, G.

USA: Curtis. Paperback. 88 pages. Short Stories: Perilous Ascent; The Cruel Cage; Honor System; The Girl Who Took Sun Baths. Articles: To Cuba with Calvin Coolidge - great photo-illustrated article; Amazing Half Pint - Pittsburgh's Don Hennon; Behind Khrushchev's Smile; The Changing Midwest (last of 4 articles); Secrets from my Mother's Kitchen; Rough Road Home (3rd of 5 articles); I have 2,500 sons - Lt. Gen. Garrison H. Davidson and his West Point cadets; The Case of the Footloose Doll - beginning a thrilling new Perry Mason mystery (part 1 of 8). Ads: Nice Ramber car ad inside front cover; Campbell's Tomato Soup; Pontiac - color photo with Vertijet in background; Lucky Strike cigarettes; Stauffer Home Reducing Plan; Thorexin; Fisher Body "Sound Barrier"; Speed Queen; Cushman Eagle and Road King; Dinty Moore Beef Stew; Glidden Spred Satin Paint; Camel cigarette color-photo ad on back cover features one-man helicopter piloted by Dick Peck. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1958. First Edition.

$99.95

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